Taking a stroll to view the emergence of BROODX...the billions or potentially trillions (!) of cicadas living underground and emerging for the first time since 2004.
Enjoy the second take off Rob Swanson's free-jazz album under the alias Duke Silver.
Kidding aside, there are trumpeter swans in Ann Arbor! Not for long, just a few migratory days in February. Keep your ears out for the noisy non-geese tourists.
A Swan Mystery
Does anyone know why swans hold their wings up when they swim? I can't find any compelling information online, the only thing I've found (which was not persuasive) is that it is "friendly behavior."
Final note, I realize these are mute swans in the photos, I didn't have a good camera on me when I was recording audio.